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    Re: VERY VERY Disappointed in GARMIN !!!!

    I have few years old top range Garmin in a car for Southern Africa driving. If it breaks I buy an other. Add to that paper map, Garmin map on laptop for route planning, 3 phones and one pad with HERE...
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    Re: Heating a tent when off the grid camping

    We had those in the army. There was one rule. Either one person was wake or the heater was outside - safety issue.

    At school I had teacher for sports. He was doing cross country skiing trips. Good...
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    Re: Grand Cherokee WJ towing 1.6 tn off roader

    Currently planning to put air helpers.
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    Re: Grand Cherokee WJ towing 1.6 tn off roader

    4% of 1000 kg trailer is 40 kg. Sure way to go off the road. Way too low load.

    With a different but also reasonably heavy vehicle I tried one time 70 kg towing old Jurgens Fleetline. Around 1000...
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    Re: Xplorer towing and mover

    I told the dealer today that I will take the one door 2009. It suits the best our way of camping and my work when travelling. Tents are the type what we need. We will travel with long rally and one...
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    Re: Xplorer towing and mover

    Thanks.

    We went 4 places today. We found couple interesting cases plus one still waiting for more details. It is traded in only on Saturday. One 2009 model has the inside setting like one door...
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    Re: To Pump her, or leave her???

    I agree but. (There is always "but") Many plants have found out that opening equipment results in more failures than not opening. I found out the main reason for this many moons ago. Big plant...
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    Grand Cherokee WJ towing 1.6 tn off roader

    I have been towing with my WJ (V8) road caravan, off road trailer etc. but not one with 1.6 tn mass. In this case Jurgens Xplorer. Was asking about the same on caravan section but is this for Jeep...
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    Xplorer towing and mover

    SWAMBO doesn't want anymore get up to XT120 bed so we went shopping. Saw different types but provisionally Xplorer. Going through the posts Upto now comments I have seen on towing are positive. It is...
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    Re: Gum Poles, for Jungle Gym

    I never put concrete. Made a hole, put the pole and stomped the soil in with a pick handle. Soil is a type that compacts well. Note on no concrete at the end is correct.
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    Re: Gum Poles, for Jungle Gym

    I used this plane really long time ago to build what you are doing, car port and temporary patio. It is also a question of transport.

    Use galvanized threaded rod M8/M10 and galvanized nuts. Get...
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    Re: New Jimny to be discontinued???

    Lada is part of the Renault group since 2017. Maybe worth to dig a bit deeper what engines etc are used.
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    Re: New Jimny to be discontinued???

    Mayby Lada Niva can replace Jimny. :D I saw an article that it is being made again. If you buy one just remember to join Boy Scouts to get the car smell correct :-X
  14. Thread: Car Hire

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    Re: Car Hire

    So you know that they could be considered ;D Their business idea must be good. They have been in the business for a long time.
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    Re: Car Hire

    In the past there were several small rental companies who rented cheap cars. They were old. One company had even cars that they said "Do not take out of JHD. If you need to go further please let us...
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    Re: The most reliable brand of car is:

    German premium cars are not that reliable. It has come out in several studies. Complicated cars in general have more trouble.

    Skoda, Seat and VW are very much the same cars. Grouped together....
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    Re: Coolant replacement - help

    I do not know which vehicle and I would not know the filling details required but make sure that you follow the steps to the T how to fill up. Some vehicles have special procedure - our friend at one...
  18. Thread: Bakkie prices

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    Re: Bakkie prices

    Vehicle manufacturers work on average price at the plant. Countries that have high taxes the landing price is less than for a country with low taxes. For instance Germany has low tax and Denmark...
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    Re: Your Lockdown Projects

    I updated my Word Perfect. It can make now MOBI and EPUB so I wrote my first e-book. OK it is just a short user manual for several engineering design programs I have developed and sell. Now I know...
  20. Thread: Jumper Cables

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    Re: Jumper Cables

    I do not have one but I have seen tests on Lion battery based jump start things. Small size and according to tests they really work.

    We drive only automatics so we have cables in all cars but in...
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